Our Impact

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At Peoples Bank, our desire is to make the rural Mississippi communities we serve better by providing superior and responsible financial products and services that increase economic opportunity, create financial stability, and improve the quality of life for the people and businesses in our market. 

Jobs Created
Jobs Created

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Through lending to small businesses and farmers, Peoples Bank helps to create or retain jobs in the communities it serves.

 

Through Small Business Lending:

  • 2,159 in the last 5 years
  • 3,537 in the last 10 years

 

Through Agriculture Lending:

  • 750 in the last 5 years
  • 1,022 in the last 10 years

 

In total, Peoples Bank has helped to create or retain:

  • 2,909 jobs in the last 5 years
  • 4,559 jobs in the last 10 years
Small Business Loans
Small Business Loans

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Small Businesses are the engine of our economy. Peoples Bank is proud to be a primary source of loans for the communities we serve.

  Last 5 Years Last 10 Years
# of Loans    3,223    5,454
$ Loaned    $138,796,918       $224,229,693
Avg. $ Loaned    $43,064    $41,113

 

Of the Small Business Loans made in the last five (5) years, 2,210 (65%) have been made in rural (non-MSA) areas. The amount loaned to rural small businesses over that time is $103,074,172 (74%). This excludes Simpson County, which is the Jackson MSA.

Micro-Enterprise Loans
Micro-Enterprise Loans

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Small Businesses need capital to grow. At Peoples Bank, no business is too small. MicroLoans, or loans to small businesses and farms under $35,000, are essential to the success of small businesses in our community.

Last 5 Years Last 10 Years
# Loans    $ Loans   # Loans $ Loans
<$35K 4,223 $44.2 M     7,563  $78.6M
<$10K 2,329 $6.7M   3,906 $11.8M
<$5K 1,687 $2.1M   2,754 $3.6M

 

Agriculture Loans
Agriculture Loans

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Farmers are the backbone of the rural communities we serve. Peoples Bank takes great joy in helping local farmers feed us all.

 

     Last 5 Years Last 10 Years
# of Loans    1,016    2,010
$ Loaned    $59,566,444    $100,649,292
Avg. $ Loaned    $58,628    $50,074
Affordable Housing Loans
Affordable Housing Loans

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Home ownership is a big step for individuals and families. Peoples Bank helps make it as easy as possible with Affordable Housing Loans.

 

     Last 5 Years Last 10 Years
# of Loans    493    1136
$ Loaned    $60,661,825    $105,082,320
Avg. $ Loaned    $123,046    $92,502

 

Consumer Loans
Consumer Loans

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Meeting financial needs of the residents of the communities we serve is a large part of why Peoples Bank exists.

 

 

   Last 5 Years

Last 10 Years

# of Loans    9,826    15,805
$ Loaned    $49,309,963    $81,560,328
Avg. $ Loaned    $5,018    $5,160
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